Friday Features - April 1, 2016

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Friday Features
April 1, 2016

Chancellor Shields and Dr. Gribb attend seminar

Chancellor Dennis J. Shields and Dean Molly GribbLast month, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor Dennis J. Shields and Dr. Molly Gribb, dean of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, attended the President’s Event and Policy Seminar entitled, “Creating a Transatlantic Applied Science Network in Engineering,” at Hochschüle Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Germany.

UW-Platteville and Darmstadt University have a long-standing collaboration, through the Joint International Master of Computer Science program and other initiatives, as well as individual faculty interactions. Dr. James Hamilton, director of the Nanotechnology Center for Collaborative Research and Development at UW-Platteville, is currently on sabbatical at Darmstadt University.

Chancellor Shields offered attendees an overview of UW-Platteville, while Gribb highlighted the successes in the College of EMS.

2016 History Student Research Symposium

The History Club at UW-Platteville will host the 2016 History Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 6 in the Markee Pioneer Student Center, University South from 6:30-8 p.m. The symposium is an annual event designed to advance UW-Platteville’s mission of encouraging undergraduate research. All are welcome to this event and refreshments will be provided.

The following topics will be presented:

  • “The Bad River Band” by Jesse Singpiel, a senior history and social science double major from Cloquet, Minnesota, and introduced by Dr. Eugene Teshdal
     
  • “The War to End All Wars? Examining the Impact of Ideologies on the Devastation of World War II” by William Pretto, a senior social science major from Madison, Wisconsin, and introduced by Dr. David Krugler
     
  • “The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin” by Megan Burbach, a junior social science-secondary education major from Benton, Wisconsin, and introduced by Dr. Eugene Tesdahl
     
  • “Operation Condor: Understand the Past to Develop the Future” by Andrew Schmitt, a senior social science major from Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, and introduced by Dr. Melissa Gormley

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